Knock when turning right...

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  1. mobeyone

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    Noticed this morning a low knocking noise when turning right coming from the drivers side on partial to full lock, any ideas? Driveshaft? It's a kind of knock knock knock then stops?
     
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    Is it front or rear? If front then clearly not a driveshaft. If rear it could be the universal joint on the end of the driveshaft.

    Take it to a garage you trust for a proper diagnosis.
     
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    Ball joint?
     
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    I have the car booked in for an ATF change next month so will have it done then, just wondering what it is.
     
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    It could be a whole number of things. Shock, ball joint, thrust arm bush etc etc.
     
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    Still going for ball joint... can you get the car up on axle stands? If so, give the wheel a good tug in all 6 directions... see how much play there is...
     
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    Not doing it today?!

    I had a quick look around and the only thing that looked loose was a rid at the top of the shock? Links either side?
     
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